We joined other “kayaktivists” organized by GreenPeaceUSA, Center for Popular Democracy to send a message to Manchin from multiple angles surrounding his yacht on DC’s Wharf.
Hearing the testimonies from West Virginians of why including life affirming programs like childcare, healthcare, and climate action are stories corporations who fund him won’t share with him (or his daughter).
While the programs in Build Back Better would pay for themselves, Joe Manchin continues to say we can’t pay for it. Yet, he has had no problem voting for $7.54+ trillion worth of military spending over 10 years and $21 trillion in Afghanistan.
While the $3.5 trillion dollar bill over the next 10 years is still the compromise, communities can’t wait. We have to pass #BuildBackBetter, then we must #CutThePentagon. Check out more of our breakdown here!